Here and There on the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1922-10-21


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Here and There on the Turf Dominiques Consistent Racing. Owner Coes Winter Campaign. How Fair of Great Promise. Moving Pictures of Laurel Racing. Dominique, the fast son n Peter Quince and Berry Maid, has been the most consistent sprinter in training in the East this year. When he won the West Point Handicap Wednesday it marked his fifth consecutive victory. In each of his races he has taken up a good package of weight and he has not dodged any of the fast ones. Dominique came to the races the same year as Man o War, John P. Grier, Upset, John Paul Jones, Miss Jemima, Dr. Clark, Constancy, Cleopatra and many another good one. He was third to Man o War and John P. Grier in the running of the Futurity. He was one of the most consistent two-year-olds of the year and seven out of his nine races were victories, winding up by winning the mile Walden Stakes at Pimlico. The only times that Dominique was beaten as a two-year-old was when he finished second to Paul Jones over a slow track at Belmont Park and when he was third to Man o War and John P. Grier in the Futurity. Dominique was one of a remarkably good crop of two-year-olds and his consistency now is just a reflection of his two-year-old racing. W. R. Coe will be well represented in Cuba with a racing string next winter. Once before Kenneth Karrick took a string belonging to this breeder and sportsman to Cuba and met with a fair measure of success. But the plans for the coming meeting are much more elaborate. There will be fourteen in the string for the campaign and they are the product of the Coe mare3. Another breeder who will be represented during the winter is Willis Sharpe Kilmer. He will send some to New Orleans in the care of Will Shields, who will also campaign the J. L. Holland horses there. Shields had a full measure of success in racing Edwina for Mr. Kilmer last year. This good daughter of Celt and the Hanover mare Lady Godiva has since been retired to Sun Briar Court, Mr. Kilmers Binghamton breeding establishment, and she has been bred to Sun Briar. E. J. Tranter has made a change in the date for the Fasig-Tipton sale of horses in training at the Empire City track. It has been set back to the last day of the meeting, October 28. Two important entries were made for the sale Wednesday when R. J. Brown decided to dispose of his good two-year-old Amor Patriae and the fast three-year-old filly My Reverie. August Belmonts How Fair would long since have had a more important place among the two-year-old fillies of the year had it not been that in many of her races she was slow about leaving the barrier. She is without doubt a filly of extreme spesd and, once she is under way, capable of giving battle to the best. Wednesday she left the post in good style. She ran away from her opponents and at the end was two lengths to the good in establishing a new track record. She raced the five and a half furlongs in 1:05 and, had there been anything close enough to her through the stretch to force her out, she could readily have made a bigger cut in the time. It is probable that she will become even more alert at the barrier when she has had more racing, and when she becomes entirely dependable about leaving the post there will be a marked improvement in her racing: She has all the appearance of a truly high-class filly. Racing is used for educational purposes by the department of agriculture and camera men have been taking moving pictures of the thoroughbreds in action at Laurel. These moving pictures will be used with lectures at the various agricultural schools. The various gaits have been photographed for the same purposes and there is no better educational method than the screen, where all of the gaits are shown with the rapid camera that gives every course of action in striding. As in every other line of endeavor, it is safe to predict that the thoroughbred and his action will lead all the other horses with their varying gaits.

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